Beer Sessions Radio (TM) – Episode 72 – Ron Lindenbusch, Ben Granger, The Happy Hour Guys & July Good Beer Month

Jimmy is joined this week by Mark Aldrich, Ben Granger, Jimmy Ludwig, Dave Brodrick, Ron Lindenbusch to discuss new beers they are developing, as well as different breweries and bars around the country. Jimmy also talks about “Good Beer Month”, officially deemed for July 2011 by Mayor Mike Bloomberg in…

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Beer Sessions Radio (TM) – Episode 71 – Ray Deter Tribute & Barrier Brewing

On an emotional episode of Beer Sessions Radio, Jimmy Carbone says goodbye to his good friend and co-host Ray Deter who passed away this weekend after being struck by a car while riding his bicycle. Also on the show, Craig Finemark and Evan Klein of Barrier Brewing fresh off their…

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San Diego International Beer Competition

Yes we did just post about our wins at the LA Beer Competition but apparently good things come in twos. In any case we did it again! This time we took home five medals, including a gold for DBA, which makes two golds in the past two competitions. Also medaling…

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Beer Sessions Radio (TM) – Episode 69 – Charlie Papazian and Grape Hops Tours

This week on Beer Sessions Radio (TM) Jimmy and Ray are joined by beer legend and luminary Charlie Papazian, author of the seminal “Joy of Home Brewing”. They discuss favorite world beer and session beers. Late on in the show Kim Riemann and Shannon Essa of GrapeHops Tours who share…

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LA International Beer Awards

Firestone Walker is proud to report that we have taken home 6 awards from the LA International Commercial Beer Competition. DBA, Solace and Velvet Merlin were all awarded gold medals, while our barley wine (formerly Abacus) won a silver and Walker’s Reserve and our Hefeweizen took home bronze medals. Congrats…

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Beer Sessions Radio (TM) – Episode 68 – Good Beer Seal Awards

Lane”, This week on Beer Sessions Rasio (TM) Jimmy Carbone and Ray Deter talk about July Good Beer Month. They are joined by Juan Cruz of Sunswick, Ben of Mission Dolores and blogger/beer enthusiast Julie Barnard. The conversation ranges from excellent Belgian beers to newcomers Single Cut Beer Smiths. Then,…

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Firestone Brings Brews to Colorado

Paso Robles, Calif — Firestone Walker, reigning World Beer Cup Champion and two-time Great American Beer Festival Champion, is proud to announce that it will be taking its full line of beers to the great state of Colorado. Firestone Walker will bring all of its bottled offerings to Colorado including…

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Beer Sessions Radio (TM) – Episode 67 – Beer, Cheese & Tom Peters

This week on Beer Sessions Radio (TM), Jimmy, Ray & Sam pair beer and cheese on-air with the help of Martin Johnson of The Joy of Cheese and Jonathan White of Bobolink Farms. Tune in to learn more about how beer and cheese are related and what makes a truly…

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Beer Sessions Radio (TM) – Episode 66 – The Cask Republic

The team from The Cask Republic visits this week to talk about the newly opened American tavern in New Haven, Connecticut. Following their success as a new business, the team discusses the reasoning behind their beer selection and the current restaurant and bar market in southern Connecticut. Feed:

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Australian Beer Awards

We are happy to announce that we were able to walk away from the Australian International Beer Awards with an award for every beer we entered! This is a reaffirmation of all of our brewers hard work and talent, good job boys. Velvet Merlin was awarded a bronze in the…

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